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|Noun||1.||Germanic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic|
Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Indo-European - the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Proto-Norse - the Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700
Old Norse - the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350
Nordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language, Scandinavian, Norse - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland